This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: LO-04FederalismFederalism: a compromise between confederate and unitary forms of government in which the central government and constituent government divide power.Powers specifically granted to Federal govtUS Constitution, Article I, Sec 8: enumerates & thus limits power of natl govtConcerns of the Founding FathersDespite limits on powers of central/federal govt, some Founding Fathers had concerns, e.g.:Jefferson and Calhoun: Madison, Hamilton, and Jay: Madison in Fed Paper #45 writes:The powers delegated by the proposed constitution to the Federal govt are few and defined. Those that remain in the state govts are numerous and undefined.To further alleviate concerns, last amendment (#10) to the Bill of Rights was added: The powers not delegated to the US by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.But word Expressly was missingOver Time Powers of central govt expand by 3 principal means...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course INTA 1200 taught by Professor Birchfield during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Spring '08